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Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Nominations - Board of Directors »
The Council relies on the experience and efforts of our members as we work to establish standards of best practice and adv...
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Foundation Receives Tier II PCORI Funding »
The Home Care Aide Foundation has been approved for a $24,981 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Inst...
Thursday, July 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council to Share Elder Abuse Awareness Training with National Audience »
On Thursday, July 20 the Home Care Aide Council will present “Elder Abuse Awareness Training” via webinar to members of th...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
HEART Training Partnership Celebrates Graduates »
  In early 2016, the Home Care Aide Foundation became a partner on a new  Health Education Research and T...
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Foundation to Offer Free Regional Inservice Trainings »
The Home Care Aide Foundation, the 501(c)(3) arm of the Council, recently received a grant from the Massachusetts Workf...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Council Members Encouraged to Attend Governor’s Listening Sessions »
Governor Baker’s new Council to Address Aging in MA is holding a series of listening sessions to gather feedback from st...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
HEART Training Partnership Celebrates Home Health Aide Graduates »
In early 2016, the Home Care Aide Foundation became a partner on a new  Health Education Research and Technology &nbs...
Monday, January 30, 2017
Council ED Quoted in New York Times Article on Refugees »
The Council is excited to report that Executive Director, Lisa Gurgone, is quoted in a New York Times article on the i...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Council Offers Testimony at Home Health Rate Hearing »
Last Friday, January 20 th , the Council provided both oral and written testimony at a hearing held by the Executive Offi...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Foundation Approved For $14,916 Award by PCORI »
The Home Care Aide Foundation , the training and research arm of the Council, has been approved for a $14,916 award by...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
New NOI System to Open - All Home Care Agencies Must Submit New NOI »
As previously reported by the Council, for several months the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) has been working wi...
Thursday, June 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
HEART Training Partnership Graduates First Home Health Aide Class »
    This past winter, the Home Care Aide Foundation became a partner on a new Health Education Research and T...
Friday, May 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
LTSS Report Highlights Direct Care Workforce – Council Leadership Noted »
On May 10th, the Council participated in a forum on the Massachusetts Long-Term Services and Supports system hosted by the...
Thursday, March 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Featured in Article on Supporting Home Care Income Eligibility »
  On Tuesday, March 29 th  Council Executive Director, Lisa Gurgone, provided comments to a reporter from t...
Monday, January 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Partner on New HEART Consortium Grant »
The Council is thrilled to be partnering with the Health Education Action Research and Technology (HEART) Consortium. The...
Monday, January 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Awarded Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grant to Study Workforce »
This past December 2015, the Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced investments of more than $1.5 million to move commun...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SHCA Pilot Highlighted In Academic Journal »
On May 12th, a paper submitted by Council Assistant Director Hayley Gleason and Evaluation Consultant Caitlin Coyle wa...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Leadership Noted in "The Atlantic" Magazine »
The May 2015 edition of The Atlantic included an article entitled, “ Who Will Care for America's Seniors? ”.  Thi...
Friday, June 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Participants in Allied Health Advisory Committee »
This week, Council Executive Director Lisa Gurgone and Assistant Director Hayley Gleason participated in the first mee...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council to Offer Free Regional Meetings for Members »
In response to feedback from our member survey distributed this fall, the Council is excited to announce that we will host...
Monday, March 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Team to Present at American Society on Aging Conference in Chicago »
On March 25th, Council Executive Director Lisa Gurgone and Assistant Director Hayley Gleason , along with our Eval...
Monday, February 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gleason Guest on “Middlesex Update” with District Attorney Marian Ryan »
On January 21st, Council Assistant Director Hayley Gleason participated as a guest speaker on " Middlesex Update ," a ca...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Featured in WBJ Cover Story on Home Care Workers »
Last week’s edition of the Worcester Business Journal featured a cover story entitled, “Does Home Care Pay Enough?”...
Thursday, January 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Shares Thoughts on “Navigating World of Home Health Care” for Caregiving MetroWest Website »
The Council to report that a blog crafted by our Executive Director, Lisa Gurgone, is now featured at the “Caregiving Chro...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council to Begin Offering Home Care Aide Training »
The Council is Now Offering Home Care Aide Training to our Agency Members   We will develop a...
Monday, December 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Awarded Grant to Develop Mental Health SHCA Curriculum »
The Council is thrilled to announce that our organization was recently awarded a two-year Implementation grant of approxim...
Thursday, October 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mental Health SHCA Study Report Released »
In February, 2014, the Council was awarded a planning grant through the Health Care Workforce Transformation Fund. The pur...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council to Hold Mental Health Focus Groups »
The Council was recently awarded a grant through the Health Care Workforce Transformation Fund to revamp our Mental Health...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Presents New Private Pay Manual Training to Sold-Out Crowd! »
Last Thursday, May 8th, the Council held our first regional training to review the material included in our new manual: “...
Monday, April 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
OpEd on Pay Equity and Home Care Aides »
The Council is pleased to announce that the following OpEd penned collaboratively by Senator Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville...
Thursday, February 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Seeks Training Instructors »
COUNCIL SEEKS TRAINING INSTRUCTORS The Council is looking for Training Instructors to work in partnership wi...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders (H.O.M.E.) »
Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders (H.O.M.E.)   Are you serving clients who may be at risk of losing...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Gleason Named Council Assistant Director »
The Council is pleased to appoint Hayley Gleason as our new Assistant Director.  We also congratulate Hayley on being...